Photo: flickr Writer: Jimmy Gold
On Tuesday we've got a nice Eastern Atlantic matchup coming between the Ottawa Senators and Florida Panthers at BB&T Center. In their latest game, the Ottawa Senators lost 2-3 to the Calgary Flames. Tommy Wingels scored once for the Ottawa Senators. Chris Wideman scored in the third period. Fredrik Claesson picked up an assist in the third period. The Florida Panthers last played on Thursday and we could see some rink rust from them. The Ottawa Senators have had a lengthy time off. They have not played in 6 days.
Roberto Luongo is expected to get the call here. In Luongo's latest appearance, he faced 42 shots and allowed 3 goals. Roberto Luongo has a 3.03 GAA in his last 3 games.
Mike Condon is expected to get the call here. In his latest game, he was poor, allowing 3 goals. When playing away from home last season he posted a 0-4-0 record with a 0.913 save percentage.
Gerard Gallant would love to improve the team's backend as his team is getting killed in puck possession. The Florida Panthers have been okay at home, posting a 12-9-3 record. The Ottawa Senators have been pedestrian when playing on the road with a 12-8-0 record. The Florida Panthers have gone 8-12 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Ottawa Senators have gone 7-7 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. Panthers have gone 8-12 when taking on winning teams. The Florida Panthers are 8-16 when playing a team with a winning record.
Getting the home team at this price is solid value. The Florida Panthers will certain pepper the opposition with shots in this one.
Game Time: 7:35 PM ET
Florida Panthers -117